Edna Wyninger

Edna Marie Wyninger, 68, of Lansing died Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at her home after a long battle with cancer. A private family Mass was held with Fr. Sean Smith as the celebrant. Inurnment will be held at a later date. The family asks that donations be sent to Crossing Rivers Hospice in Prairie du Chien, WI.

Edna was born July 4, 1952 to Gordon and Zola (Wiedner) Belden in Manchester. Edna was baptized in Elkader and graduated from East High School in Waterloo in 1970.

Edna was united in marriage with William (Bill) Wyninger January 29, 1971 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Evansdale. They had four children from this union, Amy, Cary, Megan and Eric.

In 1979 they moved the family to Lansing where they have happily raised their children and lived since. Edna spent many years working at Horsfall’s Variety Store in Lansing and seeing to the religious education of many Immaculate Conception Catholic youth. She was also involved in the community as a Girl Scout leader.

She became a Massage Therapist in 1998 and worked for the PT Clinic and Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. She also did massage out of her home, and in Lansing. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, gardening, her Monday morning coffee group, Village Creek Bible camp activities and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Edna is survived by her husband, Bill, of Lansing; her four children: Amy (Steven) Johnson of Waukon, Cary Wyninger of Galesville, WI, Megan (Sam) Saltou of Waukon and Eric (Stacy) Wyninger of Waukon; eight grandchildren: Gordon (Summer), Bailey (Tyler), Lauren, Riley, Shelby, Chloe, Juniper and Alder; four great-grandchildren; her siblings, Chris (Rick) Cleghorn of Littleton, CO, Kevin Belden of Evansdale, Charles (Carolyn) Belden of Waterloo and Mary (Greg) Seitz of  Raymond; and many nieces and nephews.

Edna was preceded in death by her parents, Gordon and Zola Belden; her brother, Gordon, Jr.; and her sister-in-law, Susan Belden.

Thornburg-Grau Funeral and Cremation Service of Lansing is assisting the family with arrangements.

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